Recreational Building: Naval Reserve Park – Biloxi MS

Description

The National Youth Administration built a recreational hall at the Naval Reserve Parkin Biloxi in 1938 as W.P. 4380. They also planted rose bushes, cedar trees, and dog wood trees and numerous flower beds along with the construction of the recreation building. The project employed 40 boys.

Source notes

Series 2018: Work Projects Photograph Album. (1937-1939). Mississippi Department of Archives & History Digital Archives. Retrieved October 14, 2021 from: https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/federal/2018/

Gulfport Women Honored Guests of Biloxi Woman’s Club. (Feb 10, 1938). The (Biloxi) Daily Herald, p. 3.

Beautify Naval Reserve Park. (Mar 17, 1938). The (Biloxi) Daily Herald, p. 6.

NYA Starts Building Ten-Room School in George County. (May 12, 1938). The (Biloxi) Daily Herald, p. 8.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on October 17, 2021.

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Location Info


off Plosesti Dr., Back Bay
Biloxi, Mississippi 39534

Coordinates: 30.41639, -88.92336

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